Teddy Blass is an award-winning American film composer and music producer. He began learning music as a young boy by teaching himself piano. He later become classically trained on the french horn, and received a formal education for the piano. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2008, and holds degrees in Music Production and Digital Media.
From 2003 to 2005, Teddy worked as an in-house engineer and producer for FlatFoot Records in Orlando, Florida. He co-produced EP albums the bands EARLY NEXT YEAR and KINGSBURY. He also worked as an assistant engineer on PRETTY UGLYS's debut album WALK A MILE IN MY SHOES. From August 2004 to December 2004, Teddy served as the Vice President of Graphics for the label. He left FlatFoot Records in 2005.
In 2007, Teddy started writing original scores for a number of short films and independent video games. His first original score was for director Cristopher Mertens' THE GRINDER. His working relationship with award-winning game designer Alex Hodgkiss also began that year when the two collaborated on a number of independent video game titles.
In 2009, Teddy did a remix for the mega pop group ACE OF BASE as part of their new project. The remix was praised by the award-winning band, and it has earned a high reputation on the internet. Teddy also began serving as Composer and Sound Designer on Plainvue Software's ORDER OF THE ABACUS series of math-based video games.
In 2010, Teddy and his long-time friend, Grammy Nominee Justin Boller created the Playoffs Theme Song for the ORLANDO MAGIC. Other 2010 projects included scoring a corporate documentary for HONDA, and scoring the first 3 seasons of the web series GENERATION WHY.
In early 2011, Teddy scored a short film titled FUNMACHINE, which was later nominated for Golden Tripod Award for Best Soundtrack. In June 2011 at the CMF International Grand Finale at the Stephen J. Ross Theatre in Los Angeles, Teddy won and accepted the Golden Tripod Award for Best Soundtrack. He will reteam with the writer and co-director of FUNMACHINE for a feature length film, planned for release in 2013.